Top Stories

How a Hot $100 Million Home Design Startup Collapsed Overnight

How to Defer Taxes When Selling an Investment Property

After 2 Years, Canadian Couple Sells Tiny Home Without Ever Living In It, Unable to Get Town Approval

Dvele Makes Prefab Houses That Are Completely Self-Powered

5 Indian Interior Design Startups Attracting Significant Venture Capital

How Do I Deal With My Obnoxious Co-Op Neighbors?

17 Beginner House-Flipper Tips

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Fixer-Upper

Q&A with Kevin O’Connor of ‘This Old House’

Redfin Launches Premier Service for Homes Listed Above $1M

The Airbnb Effect On Housing And Rent

20 Things to Know Before You Start Renovating

9 Bathroom Remodel Costs to Consider

California’s New Solar Mandate to Allow Homes Without Solar

‘Windy City Rehab’ Host Suing Notary Public, Accuses Forging Signature on Documents

Longtime Home Depot Employee Sues Company After Being Fired While Recovering from a Heart Attack

The Unconventional Way Millennials Are Making Home Buying More Affordable

A Few Instagram Accounts to Inspire Your Spring Renovation Projects

PACE Home Improvement Program With Few Consumer Protections is Exploding in Florida

Latest Updates on California Incentives for Building ADUs

Want to Know If the Housing Market is Healthy? Look at How Often People Move

Massachusetts Homeowners Seek State Funds to Help Fix Pyrrhotite-Contaminated Foundations, Similar to Connecticut Program

5 Things I wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Bought a House

UN Housing Rep: Housing is a Human Right and Evictions Should be Banned if They Could Result in Homelessness

The Hardest and Easiest Places to Buy a Home in the US

43,000 Florida Homeowners Insurance Policies to be Shifted to Different Insurers Due to Financial Troubles

Minnesota’s ‘Lawns to Legumes’ Progam Pays Homeowners to Host Bee-Friendly Lawns

These Devices Can Prevent Major Home Damage and Save You Money

SKSI Brings Architectural Services to the Mall, May Open 200 Stores in Next 3 Years

Nestidd: Real Estate Startup that Helps Those Serving the Intellectually Disabled

Luxury Accommodation Pods are Next Prefab Home Construction Trend

House Flipper Simulation Game Launches on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One This Month

Nobody’s Buying Fixer-Uppers Anymore, But Here’s Why They Should

Purchasing a Home Drives 15% of Buyers to Tears

What Your Real Estate Agent Won’t Tell You About Buying a Home Near Water

Florida Highway Patrol Terminates HOA Contract for Off-Duty Patrols After Asked to Enforce Fake Trespass Warning to Homeowner

Keeping the House Post-Divorce Has Gotten More Affordable

Year Later These Homeowners Are Still Waiting for Flooding Solution

Design & Decor

Interior Designer Tricia Guild’s Inspiration Behind Her 50-Year Old Designers Guild

What IKEA Looked Like 48 Years Ago

How to Bring the Vision of an Instagram Decor Influencer Into Your Home

Old School Design Trick Will Make Your Living Room Feel Much Brighter & Larger

Tuxedo Cabinets Are the Kitchen Trend You Haven’t Heard of but Already Love (Maybe?)

Top 10 Tile Trends For 2020

10 Things Your Bedroom Needs Right Now: Do You Have Them All?

Interior Designers Share Their Favorite Bathroom Design Trends For 2020

Elegant Lake Tahoe A-Frame Cabin with Soaring Ceiling and Huge Windows

Inside a Musician’s 200 Square Foot Retro-Inspired Airstream Home

Architect Sees Levitating Homes as the Future

25 White Kitchens That Look Like Design Heaven

5 Things To Consider for Designing a Happy Home

6 Kitchen Rules You Can Totally Ignore

Top 10 Furniture and Decor Sources We See Over & Over Again in House Tours

Basic Tips for Choosing a Toilet in an Architecture Project

The Designer’s Guide to Shelving

How to Decide Between Hiring an Architect or a Designer

How to Choose the Right Rug for Your Home: 20 Expert Tips

The Things Design Experts Always Do to Get Their Home Party-Ready

10 Things Interior Decorators Don’t Want You To Know

10 Designs That Incorporate The Rule Of Three

The Best Free Interior Design Apps

Interior Designers Reveal 6 Home-Makeover Shows to Watch and 3 to Skip

How Reputable Interior Designers Help Homeowners Save Money on Renovations and Increase Value

7 Rules That Made Me a Better Interior Designer

Odds & Ends

16 Houses Built In Seemingly Impossible Locations

Reality TV Production Company Seeks LA Homeowners Wanting Renovated “Sexy Space”

How to Be an Expatriate in 2020

Restaurant Collective Made of Shipping Containers Opens in South Carolina

Bizarre Cliffside Concrete Home Would Make the Perfect Lair for an Evil James Bond Villain

17 Timeless Presidential Quotes About Your Bathroom Renovation

Louis Vuitton Opens Its First Restaurant – in Japan

HGTV’s ‘Unsellable Houses’ Premiere Episodes Deliver Solid Ratings Performance

Are ‘Fixer Upper’ Stars Chip and Joanna Gaines Saving Waco, or Destroying It?

Open Plan Offices Make People Lonelier

Annual High School “Battle of the Build” Competition Encourages Interest in the Construction Trade

Shaquille O’Neal Using Instagram to Sell His L.A. Mansion

Texas Compound That Was Notorious Gangster’s Hideout Finds Buyer

Project Planner Wanted for 10-Year $479 Million Renovation of Buckingham Palace

UPDATE: Library Checkout Program of Thermal Imaging Camera for Heat Loss

Philadelphia’s Gentrification: Revitalization or Erosion of Cultural History?

Here’s Who Bought That Run-Down Painted Lady in SF

The Cities Where Homeowners Never Leave

Why Movie Villains Have the Best Houses

Florida Race Track Estate: 20 Car Garage; 11,000 SQFT Workshop; 8 Turn Racetrack; & Retro Diner

9 of the Hottest New Hotels for 2020

Trailer for New Scripted Series: Flipped

Most Realistic Retirement Age for Typical Worker in Each US State

Kids & Adults Named Alexa Teased and Bullied Mercilessly, while Amazon Ignores Cries for Help

Modern Makeovers of 10 Classic British TV Shows & Movies

Inside the Strange World of Toy House Renovations

6 HGTV Secrets They Don’t Want You to Know

70% of Couples Argue About This Room in Their Home

Renovations

5 Things I Learned From Renovating My Home

What I Wish I’d Known Before My First Kitchen Renovation

A Down-To-The-Studs Remodel of Famed SF Artist Home

10 Elder-Friendly Home Renovations to Make Before You Retire

Before & Afters of the Palm Springs Wave House

Commercial Space Transformed Into Elegant Residential Loft in Mérida, Mexico

Glass and Stone Extension Added to Grand Edinburgh Villa

Nicknamed the Rusty House, Residence Radically Transforms Neglected Street Corner

Inside San Francisco’s Million-Dollar Fixer-Upper Homes

Dated 600 SQFT NYC Apartment Gets Beautiful Low-Cost Upgrade

New ADU Laws Fueling Tiny Home Revolution in SF Bay Area Backyards

Austin Childhood Crush Updated for the 21st Century

Cute as a Button Los Angeles ADU 

Biggest Home Renovation Regrets from 7 Homeowners

Transformed 1850s Country Cottage

Cozy Cabin Retreat in Pacific Northwest Boasts Net-Zero Energy 

New Tiny Home Made of Fire-Resistant Material, Ideal for Luxury Guest Houses

Elegant East Hampton Modular Shipping Container Home Completed in Just 2 Months

Napa Hoarder House Gets Transformed & Sells, Flippers Remove 50,000 Pounds of Garbage in Process

3 Designers Share Their All-Time Favorite Renovations

“House Sandwich” Method is the Pro-Approved Way to Renovate an Old Home

Couple Converts Parents’ Garage into an ADU

Insights From Renovating 100 Historic Homes

How to Conquer Burnout and Thrive During a Home Renovation

Details of a Beautiful Houston Farmhouse Renovation

London Architect Builds Garden Shed as Architecture Studio

An Interview with the NYC Renovation Coach

Home Improvement Tips

5 Tips to Raise Property Value With Landscape Design

How to Remove Permanent Marker From Skin, Furniture, Walls and More

Top 4 Defects Most Often Encountered in Newly Built Homes

10 Game-Changing Products That Will Help Homeowners DIY Like a Pro

Home Energy Efficiency Checklist

Military Moving Advice: Taking Inventory of Household Items

14 Kit Homes You Can Buy and Build Yourself

23 Cleaning Mistakes That Ruin Your Home

To Spray Paint or Roll Paint Your Walls? An Easy Breakdown

Home Improvement Tips For A Profitable Rental Space

Consumer Reports: The Right Type of Flooring for Every Room in Your Home

6 Items that Attract Pests to Your Home

4 Household Chores That Can Be Automated

20 Ways to Save on Expensive Tool Costs for Your Home Renovation

6 Home Improvement Project Budget Tips

How to Create your Dream Kitchen Online

Interior Design Apps That Will Help You Revamp Your Home

How to Make a Facade with Recycled Materials: 16 Examples

Chalk Paint Furniture Makeover For Beginners

New Way to Reduce Household Clutter: Throw a Downsizing Party

10 Item Checklist for the Bathroom: Do You Have Them All?

11 House Sounds You Should Never Ignore

How to Clean Your Home After a Flood

7 Ikea Hacks Professional Interior Designers Swear By

Things in Your Home You Need to Get Rid of Immediately

10 Important Maintenance Tasks Homeowners Miss

33 Ways to Hide All The Eyesores In Your Home

How to Soundproof a Room

5 Ways to Turn a House into a Multi-Person Multi-Generational Residence

Things That You Can & Can’t Upgrade in a Rental Home

9 Home Improvement Projects That Are Easier & Often Cheaper In The Winter

Legal & Regulation

How To Get California To Give You Money To Retrofit Your Home For Earthquakes

Massachusetts Estimates $350M Needed to Fix 2,000 Homes with Crumbling Foundations

How Homestead Exemption Rules Can Vary From State to State in the US

Illinios Bill Would Require Gun-Owners To Carry at Least $1 Million in Liability Insurance Coverage

California Bill Would Force Companies to Keep Insuring Homeowners in Wildfire Zones

Neighborhood Sues Fleet Management Firm Over Terrible Traffic Due to Highway Bridge Closure

Another Town Considers Licensing Airbnb Hosts

Dallas to Start Enforcing Code Violations for Homes Damaged by October Tornado

Growing NC Community Grapples with Nearby Landfill

Florida Homeowners Pay Nation’s Highest Insurance Rates – How Lawmakers Could Cut Them in Half

SF Bay Area Town Files Lawsuit to Force Action on Eyesore Property

Why Colorado Should Increase Statutory Limitation Period for Construction Defects from 6 Years to 10

Maryland Offers 9 Types of First-Time Homebuyer Programs for Residents

Class Action Lawsuit Accuses Officials of Overtaxing Detroit Residents

What to Do If the House Next to Yours Is a Wreck

Are Your HOA, Condo or Co-Op Fees Too High?

Can Condos Create Different Rules for Smokers?

Can You Sue the Seller When the Home You Bought Turns Into a Money Pit?

SF Ballot Measure Would Eliminate Bureaucrats’ Ability to Shoot Down Code-Compliant Housing Developments

Liens Filed Against Homeowners Caught in Middle of Fibre-Optic Internet Line Contractor Dispute

NYC Zoning Amendment Gives Homeowners Flexibility for ADUs and Tiny Houses on Their Property

Canada’s First-Time Buyer Incentive Program a Flop Says Economist

UK Homeowners Could Be Forced to Replace Gas Boilers to Meet Carbon Neutral Target by 2050

Homeowner Escapes $12K Firefighting Bill After City Amends Bylaw

Car Collector Wanting to Build Home with Garage Larger than Home Gets Push Back

Neighbors Question Ongoing Nightmare Home Renovation Project, 18 Months and Counting

Pennsylvania Senate Approves Legislation to Create Special Savings Accounts for First-Time Homebuyers

UPDATE: Widow Can Add 2nd Bedroom Without Having to Pay $60K to Widen City Street as Lawsuit is Settled Out of Court

Georgia Cities Seek Class-Action Lawsuit Over Airbnb Taxes

Toronto Latest City to Address Short-Term Rentals with New Bylaw & Go-Slow Approach

Property Tax Overhaul: NYC Winners and Losers

City Loans Thermal Imaging Cameras to Residents to See Heat Loss

Neighborhood Volunteers Sue City of San Diego to Stop Affordable Housing Complex

Ring Caught Giving User Data to Facebook & Other Companies Without Customer Consent

Florida Homeowner Association Sues Man After He Turned His House into a Multicolored Mess

Tech Billionaire Sues California to Keep Beach to Himself

UPDATE: SF Bay Area Homeowners Not Happy About $20K Bill to Clean Up Homeless Encampment

UPDATE: Citations for Decades-Old Garage Conversions in Austin Could be Dismissed

What Is a Homestead Exemption and How Does It Work?

Criminal Background Checks on Rental Applicants Now Illegal in Oakland

Single-Family Zoning is Now on the Defensive in the US

What You Should Know About Tenant Rights

New State Laws that Affect Homeowners in 2020

New California Laws That Affect Homeowners in 2020

New Texas Laws that Affect Homeowners in 2020

What Your Condo Board Can & Can’t Do Without Homeowner Approval

NJ Landlords Cannot Force Tenants to Pay Rent Electronically Under New Law

From Squatter to Legal Homeowner? In California, It’s Possible

Ring & Amazon Face Federal Lawsuit Claiming They Failed to Secure Cameras Against Hackers

NYC Townhouse Owners Are Being Fined Thousands For Illegal Airbnbs

Pros & Cons of In-Law Apartments and Always Check Local Zoning Laws

Products & Services

Tangi is New Google Video App That Teaches You How to DIY Just About Everything

Airbnb Posted Net Loss of $322M in First 9 Months of Last Year, Costs Climbed Sharply

Pier 1 Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy as Talks with Potential Buyers Continue

What Led to the Wayfair Layoffs?

Home Depot Plans to Hire 80,000 Workers for the Busy Spring Season

Opendoor and Redfin Expand Homebuying Partnership to 9 New Cities

“All-Electric” Movement Picks Up Speed, Catching Builders Off Guard

Ikea’s Web App Brings Interior Design to Soviet-Era Apartments

5 Websites Where You Can Order a Prefab House for Under $150,000

Renoworks & EagleView Partnership to Integrate Aerial Property Measurements with Interactive 3D Models

High-Tech Delivery Boxes to Protect Your Packages

Home Depot Launches New Pro Customer Delivery System in Dallas to Improve Speed and Reliablility

Bed Bath & Beyond Coupons, Returns, Gift Cards: What to Know as 40 U.S. Stores Close

Tracking the Progress of Tesla’s Solar Roof Tile Installations

Vivint Smart Home Makes NYSE Debut

Punch List Raises $4M to Streamline Home Renovation Process

New Short-Term Rental Platform Golightly Offers Women an Alternative to Airbnb

LED Technology Fueling Innovation & Creativity within the Lighting Industry

Furniture and Home Goods Subscription Services are Growing

Slate Tile: A Homeowner’s Tile Flooring Guide

Luxury Furniture Retailer RH is Thriving Despite Retail Apocalypse

6 Life-Changing Products That’ll Modernize Your Garage

Pier 1 Imports to Close up to 450 Stores Amid Bankruptcy Fears

51 Truly Genius Products for the Home Found on Amazon

Smart Home Products Disrupt HVAC Contractors

Lowe’s Looking to Close the Gap With Home Depot

Subscription Container Garden Services Growing in Residential Markets

Home Depot to Leverage Buy-Online-Pickup-In-Store Service (BOPIS) Channel to Grow Sales

Walmart Makes a Big Move Into Home Improvement

Real Estate & Investing

Is Single-Family Homeownership Under Attack?

Marijuana Becomes Growing Issue in Real Estate

Cash Up-Front Real Estate Startup Orchard Enters Denver Market

Video & Text of Divvy Homes’ Vision to Provide a Path to Homeownership for Renters

This Startup’s Mission is to Help Teachers Attain Homeownership

New Book Teaches Kids About Real Estate

Homesnap’s New Platform Calculates Most-Likely-to-List Score for Homes

Real Estate Disruptor Homie Raises $23M to Help Fuel Market Expansion

How Real Estate Agents Are Trying to Stay Relevant to Younger Home Buyers

RE/MAX Launches New Tool to Make Custom Video Commercials

Why Build-To-Rent Single-Family Home Neighborhoods Are Garnering Investors’ Attention

Tax Aspects of Selling a Home

Top 5 Questions First-Time Home Buyers Ask Real Estate Agents

Best Tips For Buyers Who Are Downsizing

Forget Renting — Millennials Will Do Anything to Own a Home

How Much Should You Trust a Zillow, Redfin Estimate When It Comes to Home Values?

The 70% Rule for Flipping Houses

Investing In Real Estate After Rent Control

How to Start With Small Real Estate Investments

Startup Says It Can Get Americans into a Home Without Requiring a Mortgage

Better Walkability Means Higher Home Prices

How You Can Own Property Next Door to a Billionaire for Just $260

How Confusing Real Estate Agent Disclosures Can Cost You

How AI is Quietly Revolutionizing Homebuying

The Best Real Estate Books For First-Time Home Buyers

What’s the Difference Between a Real Estate Agent and a Realtor?

Three Rehab Loan Options For Real Estate Investors

10 Projects to Do If You Plan to Sell Your Home This Year

A Guide to House Hacking

Relocation Tips from Real Estate Agents

9 Outlooks on the Future of Real Estate Tech

3 Crazy Ways Real Estate Could Change in the Next Decade

3 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Second Home

4 Reasons to Sell Your Home in 2020

10 Home Improvement Projects That Return The Most At Resale

8 Common Mistakes to Avoid If Considering a Tiny House

Thinking of Buying a Home in 2020? Read This First!

Selling in the Spring? Here are 5 Things to Consider Now

4 Signs That Your House Flip Will Be a Disaster

Realtors’ 10 Hottest Housing Markets for Next 3-5 Years